MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 265, 2019International Geotechnical Symposium “Geotechnical Construction of Civil Engineering & Transport Structures of the Asian-Pacific Region” (GCCETS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Geotechnics for Roads, Railways, Airfields and Waterways|
|Published online||30 January 2019|
Evaluation of options for strengthening weak bases of embankments of transport infrastructure facilities
Russian University of Transport, 9b9 Obrazcova St., Moscow, 127994, Russia
2 JSC GEOHIM, 7 Bolshoy Strochenovsky per., 115054, Russia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The rise in highway design and construction requires ensuring the reliability of these infrastructure projects. This is especially important for construction on weak soils. The number of design solutions is equally on the rise for reinforcing the grounds of soil transport structures. Examples include the use of various types of piles, and structures made of sand, gravel and other draining soils placed in a shell of geosynthetic material. The article presents the results of the authors' work on the substantiation and implementation of various constructive solutions to strengthen the insufficiently strong bases on railway and highway construction facilities (railway lines Losevo-Kamennogorsk, Moscow-Kazan high-speed railroad, Moscow-Saint Petersburg high-speed highway, etc.).
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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